Ontario reports over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases breaking Saturday's record

Oct 25 2020, 2:21 pm

The Government of Ontario confirmed 1,042 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday morning, breaking Saturday’s record for the highest case count since the virus began.

At the time, Saturday broke the record for most cases with 978. This surpassed Friday, October 9’s record of 939 cases.

Seven more deaths have been reported, while 736 more cases are now resolved.

Generally, cases have been high recently with Friday’s 826Thursday’s 841Wednesday’s 790Tuesday’s 821Monday’s 704Sunday’s 658,and Saturday’s 805.

Locally in Toronto, there are 306 new cases reported with 289 in Peel, 117 in York Region, and 80 in Ottawa.

Health Minister Christine Elliott nearly 38,800 tests were completed, but the province is now able to test 50,000 daily.

There are a total of 70,373 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date with 60,160 recovered and 3,093 deaths.

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